Lincoln

Lincoln Eleanor Cross – launch of project

On Tuesday a meeting was held at St Catherine’s church at South Common to launch the Eleanor Cross project for Lincoln. The original Eleanor Cross was destroyed during the English  Civil War although a fragment of the base still exists …

Lincoln A2Z R14 – Canwick Pits

Lincoln A2Z R14 – Canwick Pits

What do you think of when you hear the words Canwick Pits? Crap innit? Canwick, it’s the pits. It’s not really. The pits are a quarry where much of the stone used in walls around the very ancient village of …

Posted on September 8th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A2Z – C19 Hykeham Sailing Club

Lincoln A2Z – C19 Hykeham Sailing Club

A life on the ocean wave.

Land Ho

Riding along on the crest of a wave

Splice the mainbrace

Shiver me timbers

In search of the North West Passage

The sun is over the yardarm

Bermuda triangle

Doldrums

Narwhal

The …

Posted on July 20th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

K13 Sir Francis Hill Primary School named after Lincoln historian

K13 Sir Francis Hill Primary School named after Lincoln historian

When you drive south along Tritton Road and you get to the Chieftain Way trading estate there is a school on your left. It’s one of those things you notice but don’t give any though to.

Well you should. Not …

Posted on July 7th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A2Z P17 Bracebridge Heath

Lincoln A2Z P17 Bracebridge Heath

Hi Y’all. Randy’s the name. I’m from Alabama. Doin the United Kingdom to discover ma roots. I’m jest here fra long weekend so gotta cram as much in as a caine. Ma great great granddaddy was from Brace bridge Heath …

Posted on May 6th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A2Z W18 Branston Old Hall

Lincoln A2Z W18 Branston Old Hall

I have to be honest with you I know absolutely nothing about Branston Old Hall. Nowt, niet, dim byd o gwbl – that last bit was in Welsh in case you are wondering. I wouldn’t want you to think that …

Posted on May 5th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Train at the High Street level crossing in Lincoln pulling in to Central Station

Train at the High Street level crossing in Lincoln pulling in to Central Station. One day they will build a tunnel and we will no longer see the level crossing in action. When that day comes the passing of the …

Lincoln A2Z P2 Riseholme Park

Lincoln A2Z P2 Riseholme Park

P2 is an interesting plot to cover. I was going to write about the fact that the Lincoln RFC junior rugby section trained there before the end of the cricket season made more of the Lindum ground available.

However in …

Posted on April 28th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

Lincoln A2Z S12 sewage works

Lincoln A2Z S12 sewage works

What is there to say about a sewage works? Not much. Horrible smelly places I imagine though I’m not speaking with any authority. Mine is merely a biased view built on ignorance and a willingness to make judgement without any …

Posted on April 27th, by Trefor Davies in A 2 Z.

duck eggs in Lincoln market

duck eggs in Lincoln market

Quite appropriate that they sell duck eggs in Lincoln market intit duck?

I have never, to my knowledge, eaten a duck egg.

Duck eggs are larger than those of chickens but not as big as an ostrich egg. It is …

Posted on April 18th, by Trefor Davies in thoughts.

the fruit and vegetable stall

the fruit and vegetable stall

Now then children, how many different types of fruit and vegetable can you see in this photo? See if you can count them all.

It’s a very tidily laid out stall in Lincoln market at the Cornhill isn’t it. Why …

Posted on April 15th, by Trefor Davies in the art gallery.

Drinks at the Strait and Narrow in Lincoln

Drinks at the Strait and Narrow in Lincoln

Another in the series of shots taken of drinks behind the bar of a pub. This time it’s the Strait and Narrow on Steep Hill in Lincoln. The pub has a huge selection of beers and spirits including my fave …

Posted on April 14th, by Trefor Davies in the art gallery.

The fridge runner

The extreme sport of fridge running as demonstrated at the Lincoln 10k race. Fridge running is a latter day phenomenon, largely because the refrigerator is a relative new invention in the timeline of the modern era. One hundred years ago, …

Introducing the new Philosopherontap logo

Introducing the new Philosopherontap logo

Could have just slipped this one in quietly so that you would eventually notice it being used and then say to yourself “oo that must be the Philosopherontap logo. Haven’t noticed that one before. Must be new.”

I didn’t. This …

Posted on March 24th, by Trefor Davies in the art gallery.

4 pints of Timothy Taylors Landlord poured at the Strugglers Inn in Lincoln

4 pints of Timothy Taylors Landlord poured at the Strugglers Inn in Lincoln

4 pints of Timothy Taylors Landlord poured at the Strugglers Inn in Lincoln. Landlord is the king of beers and the Strugglers a perfect palace in which to reside. A great place to go for a beer in front of …